Ai Weiwei (Chinese, b. 1957), “Bombs” (2019). Offset lithograph, 72 x 48.” © Ai Weiwei Studio. Limited edition of 500 + 50 APs. Accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity.

Internationally renowned artist and activist Ai Weiwei has created the limited-edition print Bombs, on sale now exclusively at

This dramatic, large-scale print is a compilation of 3-D renderings of 50 conventional weapons and weapons of mass destruction developed by a number of countries. The bombs are arranged chronologically, from a 1911 grenade to a 2019 guided nuclear missile. The work is the latest in the artist’s ongoing investigation of the global refugee crisis and armed conflicts across the world.

Bombs first appeared as a monumental site-specific installation in the Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum’s 2019 exhibition Ai Weiwei: Bare Life. “The hyperrealistic images have a seductive physical beauty that belies their appalling and frightening truth,” says Sabine Eckmann, the William T. Kemper Director and Chief Curator of the Museum.

This new artwork, a limited edition of 500 prints, by one of today’s most important artists and humanitarian voices, is available for $750 plus shipping and handling at

All proceeds benefit the Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum.

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